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  • Posted by GregoryRasputin , on 24/08/2013 , @ 06:13am


    If you are from the UK or Europe, you might find it a tad daunting creating a US PSN account, as you need various pieces of information, like a valid US postal address and valid Zip/Post code, the tutorial was originally for this article:
    What Is PlayStation Plus ?
    But i thought it was too awesome not to have its own dedicated thread as well, so here it is:
    In this video tutorial, HolmesInFive, explains how to create a US PSN account:

    HolmesInFive has made some awesome tutorials to help people with their PS3′s, PSP’s and PS Vita’s, so if you like his stuff, subscribe to his YouTube channel and follow him on one or all of the links below:
    Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/HolmesInFive
    Twitter - https://twitter.com/#!/HolmesInFive
    Google+ - https://plus.google.com/u/0/107986692…
    Twitch - http://www.twitch.tv/HolmesInFive
    Instagram - http://www.Instagram.com/HolmesInFive

  • Posted by GregoryRasputin , on 23/08/2013 , @ 02:40pm


    PlayStation Plus is quite popular on the PS3, but there are many people that have not adopted the service, unfortunately with the upcoming release of the PS4, you will be forced to subscribe to the service, if you want to play online on your favourite Call Of Duty game or any other popular online game, Sony introduced this paywall, in what they claim is to support the servers
    So those of you who don’t have the service, probably wonder what else it offers apart from a forced pay wall, so in this article, i will explain what PS+ offers and why its a great service.

    PS Plus

    PS+ just like the normal PS Store, is different per region, EU will have games that the US/Canada wont have and vice versa, here are the prices for a yerly subscription:

    • US/Canada - $49.99(US)
    • UK - £39.99
    • EU - €49.99

    I am a UK owner of the PS3, but my account is US, here is an idea of why, here are the differences in currencies,
    $49.99(US) = £32.09 and €37.34.
    So if you aren’t interested in add-ons for your UK/EU games, owning a US account, is the sensible route, this definitely was the case three years or more when I created my US account, note that if you are a UK/EU PS3 owner and buy add ons a lot for your games, then the US route wont be the best idea for you.

    So what Does PS Plus Offer ?

    • Instant Game Collection - This is where you get a free PS3 game per month, a free PS Vita game every two months(Here is a list of games from that collection).
    • Discounts - This is where you get discounts on games, DLC, themes etc, exclusively to PS+ customers, you can get up to 75% of a purchase.
    • Exclusive Access - This is where you get early access to betas.
    • Online Game Save Storage - This option lets you automatically upload your games saves to an online cloud service provided by Sony.
    • Automatic Updates - This allows you to set your console to automatically update the System Software and Game Updates.
    • Full Game Trials - You can download a full game and play it for a maximum of 60 minutes.


    • I would say that the only con, is that the free games are not technically free, they are more of a long term rented game, as in you can own and play the game, for as long as you keep up your PS+ subscription, if at any time you stop subscribing to PS+, you will no longer be able to play these games.

    How Do I Get PS+ ?

    There are many ways to get PS+, the first thing you will need to do is add credit for the exact amount, you can do so the following ways:

    • Use a Credit/Debit card.
    • Buy a PlayStation Network card from a retail store.
    • Ask a friend to buy you a card/add credit to your account(handy if you are the UK/EU console owner using a US account).
    • Use websites that sell PSN cards, like PC Game Supply, they take the card, scratch it and email you a photo of the code(handy if you are the UK/EU console owner using a US account).

    You can also buy cards that will give you a year subscription to PS+, instead of adding credit to your account.

    I Live In The UK - How D I Create A US PSN Account If I Don’t Live There ?

    Here is a video tutorial by HolmesInFive that will help you create a US account.

  • Posted by PS3Hax Member News , on 17/08/2013 , @ 05:34am


    If you want an easy way to reactivate your PSN content, you are in luck as user has released PSNope, here is a quote from the ReadMe:

    PSNope v1 by user

    v1 features:
    - activate PSN content
    - spoof idps
    - fake ofw (remove cfw syscalls)
    - firmware independent i.e. no version specific offsets


    Greetings to:



    Q: I want to activate PSN content. How to get started?
    A: 1. create the folders psnopelic on your pen drive
    2. put the rap files of the content you want to activate into the “lic” dir
    3. plug your pen drive into the rightmost usb port of your ps3 (/dev_usb000)
    4. run PSNope

    Q: Do i need the “aa” account to make it work?
    A: No, you don’t.

    Q: How can i enable changing my idps?
    A: open config.txt, change “spoof_idps=0″ to “spoof_idps=1″ and set “idps=” to the idps you want to use

    Q: Where does it look for config.txt?
    A: It looks for config.txt in the following places and uses the first it is able to open:
    1. /app_home/config.txt
    2. /dev_usb000/psnope/config.txt
    3. /dev_hdd0/game/BLES08890/USRDIR/config.txt

    Q: I spoofed my idps and and activated some content. Why doesn’t it work?
    A: Because your idps is part of the decryption algo. Please set “use_spoofed_idps” to “1″ to fix it.

    Q: Whats a “.klic” file?
    A: Its a decrypted “.rap” file. PSNope supports these as well.

    Q: How can i disable certain System Calls that may be detected?
    A: remove_cfw_syscalls=1

    Q: Will PSNope work on future CFWs?
    A: It should work as is, because there are no version specific offsets being used (unlike the others).

    Q: Is there any chance my console could get bricked by PSNope?
    A: Nope ;) no changes are being made to your console’s flash.

    Q: Can I use the source code or parts of it in my own projects?
    A: Sure, as long as your project is open source.

    Source PSX Scene
    Download(Multiple Sources)
    Download 2(Multiple Sources)

  • Posted by DEFAULTDNB , on 14/08/2013 , @ 04:41am


    PlayStation is expanding its streaming footprint one piledriver at a time with the new Live Events Viewer. Announced at E3 and available today, the app will let you buy and watch pay-per-view events — starting with this Sunday’s WWE SummerSlam — directly from your PS3 without the need for a cable subscription. Sony is promising that new programming will be available on a weekly basis and that there will be free content in addition to PPVs, too. All that’s available right now are UFC and WWE specials, but according to the US PlayStation Blog, concerts, races and “other entertainment events” are en route. You could also get your scripted and unscripted fisticuffs fix on the Xbox 360, but you need an active Xbox Live Gold subscription to use them.

    A nice little addition, to the PS3 app list, for all you wraaaaastling fans :)

    Via: engaget

    Thanks @simonbuck :)

  • Posted by GregoryRasputin , on 07/05/2013 , @ 12:11pm


    Multi console hacker/dev/tinkerer SKFU has posted some information about his PSN app, here is a quote from his blog:

    PSNSSS development continues. Since not all products can be found via a simple search, because some have a flag which forbid to be found this way; I implemented a browsing function.

    While browsing the now 522 different stores I noticed a few codenames multiple times:


    It is still unknown what they mean, but based on the information gathered until now it seems those are codenames for upcoming SONY platforms.

    I hope to be able to improve the app further to get more details on this matter.

    For more information and some images, check SKFU’s blog:
    PSNSSS - Codenames

  • Posted by manster , on 03/05/2013 , @ 07:57am


    German console hacker SKFU has posted a nice sreenshot on twitter, showing PS4/Orbis entries he has found via PSN. Click on the image for the full size.

    First PS4/Orbis products already spotted via PSN, getting interested :)

    Click on the image to enlarge it

    via Twitter

  • Posted by manster , on 19/04/2013 , @ 01:16pm


    Here’s a tutorial by PS3HaX user stone_boys to block the XMB scrolling, advertisting, or the news ticker.

    Tutorial to permanently disable the PS3 Ticker
    Sometimes called XMB scrolling ticker, XMB advertisting ticker, or XMB news ticker.


    1. Multiman/mmOS
    2. Ability to blacklist a DNS domain for the PS3 using OpenDNS, local router, or other method.


    1. FileZilla (or other FTP client)

    Steps to follow:

    1. Start Multiman and use FileZilla (FTP client) to connect (or use mmOS directly)
    2. Delete /dev/hdd0/tmp/explore/nsx/db.xml
    3. Delete all applicable folders containing a file named getmanifest under /dev/hdd0/tmp/explore/nsx/
    4. Blacklist ndmdhs.com or us.np.adproxy.ndmdhs.com through OpenDNS, local router, or any other method to blacklist the DNS domain
    5. Restart PS3

    After restart, the db.xml gets recreated, but since the DNS domain is blacklisted the folder and the getmanifest file isn’t be created.

    Be careful which folders you delete as some people may use /dev/hdd0/tmp/explore/nsx/ folder to install homebrew or show additional software on XMB.

    That’s it. Enjoy. Maybe somebody can build on this and find another way.



    Possible option for Multiman

    Maybe Deank can put an option in Multiman to delete this info and/or make the nsx folder immutable (unsure if PS3 has this ability).

    My motivation for providing this:

    I was banned from the Playstation Network. The ticker really annoyed me and since I can’t to use PSN anymore, why should Sony get to put advertisements on my console? I’ve also seen other ask if this can be done.

    Things that didn’t work regarding /dev/hdd0/tmp/explore/nsx/

    1. Renamed nsx folder to nsx_old. After restarting the PS3, a new nsx folder was created.
    2. Changing permissions of nsx folder to 000. After restarting the PS3, nsx folder was renamed to nsx_yyyymmddhhmmss_00 and a new nsx folder was created.
    3. I was hoping to find a way to change the username/group ownership of the nsx folder, but haven’t found a way. I assume it won’t work either based on other attempts.

    Source: PS3HaX

  • Posted by GregoryRasputin , on 15/03/2013 , @ 06:34am


    The UK’s gaming store Game, is offering a years worth of PSN Plus for only £19.99, which is half normal price.

    Source/Grab Offer

  • Posted by GregoryRasputin , on 18/12/2012 , @ 01:19am


    Everyone on this forum has been in the situation, where they have inserted a game to play and they have been met with an update screen, you have to chose to either cancel the update or sit their waiting on an update screen for the update to be downloaded, well it seems that has changed now, for PS Plus users at least, pressing the circle button no longer cancels the update, but instead downloads the file in the background, here is a quote from the source:

    One feature PS3 gamers have often lobbied for is the ability to download game patches, which can often be large files, in the background while still using the system to play or watch other content.

    However, by manipulating the PlayStation Plus Automatic Update feature you can now download game patches in the background, and new system information screens displayed during the process suggest this is a planned feature which may be officially implemented in a future firmware update.


    For a full guide on how to do this process, visit the source on the link below:
    Blog: PS3 game patches can be downloaded in the background

  • Posted by manster , on 01/11/2012 , @ 10:16am


    Awesome and hard working dev Nathan_r32_69 has released updated versions of his SEN Enabler & Disabler. Make sure you only use the right package for your CFW.


    SEN Enabler updated:

    Following up on my SEN Enabler & Disabler [4.25], I upgraded them to 4.31, is mandatory 4.30 for log in SEN

    Thanks to keliuss for ICON0.PNG

    It also includes a GUI for enabling PSN / SEN so if something is wrong it will restore your PS3 files preventing a RSOD on the PlayStation 3 console.


    ONLY FOR CFW 3.55 (FOR NOW…)



    • Enables SEN access
    • Copies automatically original certs

    SEN Enabler & Disabler [4.31]

    This enables (4.31) or disable SEN access for your CFW, simply install *ONLY THE PKG FOR YOUR CFW* (CFW Kmeaw = PKG for Kmeaw) and run it in XMB, you will see the menu, first if you wish to continue choose “Yes” or if you wish exit to XMB choose “No”.

    If you continue program will ask you if you want enable fix, and for disable in this screen choose “No” and you will be able to disable fix. At the moment of enabling fix, it will create a backup of your dev_flash files to restore and prevent RSOD


    Q: Is this tool safe?
    A: Yes. it is, this have a restore process if something goes wrong for prevent RSOD

    Q: Do i need copy original cert?
    A: No, SEN Enabler and Disabler does it for you

    Q: It works with all CFW?
    A: Nop, only with CFW 3.55 and 3.56 (PKG precompiled and fixed)

    Q: It works on OFW?
    A: Nop, only for CFW

    Q: I have RSOD/Black Screen, how can i solve it?
    A: Reinstall your CFW in Recovery Mode

    Q: Fix is already complete but i have an error while log in SEN
    A: Go to Recovery Mode and choose Restore Default Settings, Rebuild Database and Restore File System. In some cases you need to change your login password

    Q: It works with DRM dongles?
    A: Yes, but you need to have dongle update 2.51 and not 2.70

    Q: I have CFW Rebug but when PS3 starts shows Black Screen
    A: Make sure you don´t have any spoof and Rebug Mode in Normal before installing, to fix Reinstall CFW from Recovery Menu

    As always, if you see something wrong, please tell me.Hope this helps someone.

    Thanks to itskamel for enabling SEN access in 4.25
    Thanks to Zarcha - Feisy2201 - Ashmodeo - Largand79 - Coronator83 - Styker - Mydianey - juanchuloperron


    Updated Download Links:

    SEN Enabler & Disabler [KMEAW]
    SEN Enabler & Disabler [OPENSIDE]
    SEN Enabler & Disabler [REBUG]
    SEN Enabler & Disabler [ROGERO v3.7 CEX]
    SEN Enabler & Disabler [TB v2]
    SEN Enabler & Disabler [JFW 3.56]
    SEN Enabler & Disabler [WANINKOKO]
    SEN Enabler & Disabler [COBRA] (Must use 5.0 dongle update)

    SEN Enabler & Disabler [KMEAW+ReactPSN]
    SEN Enabler & Disabler [OPENSIDE+ReactPSN]
    SEN Enabler & Disabler [ROGERO v3.7 CEX+ReactPSN]
    SEN Enabler & Disabler [TB v2+ReactPSN]
    SEN Enabler & Disabler [WANINKOKO+ReactPSN]

    Source: psx-scene and PS3HaX

  • Posted by PS3Hax Member News , on 01/11/2012 , @ 10:04am


    Nightbird has released PSN/Spoofer v4.31 Enabler and Disabler for Kmeaw 3.55 Custom Firmware. Read the instructions below for more details.


    Here is a Kmeaw PSN/Spoofer v4.31 Enabler and Disabler. The Enabler allows you to connect to PSN without any PC based progs, and also spoofs to v4.31. The Disabler restores the original Kmeaw files and returns to v3.55. Both Spoofed and Unspoofed modes are compatible with ReactPSN. I’ll do a Rebug update package when I get the chance.


    If you are using any other spoofers, disable and uninstall them
    If you have been using F***psn, put your original ‘CA27.cer’ back. Also put your network settings back to normal if you have altered them for connecting via a PC PSN app.
    This is for Kmeaw users only.


    Install both the Enabler and Disabler PKG’s.
    To enable PSN and spoof to v4.31, run the Enabler, the screen will go black for about 15 secs, PS3 will then restart, your pad will have disconnected too so press the PS button. You can now check your firmware version in system info, it should say ‘version 4.31′ and you should now be able to connect to PSN. To disable and return to v3.55, just run the Disabler, screen goes black again and PS3 restarts.


    Thanks to Evilnat for the eboot.
    Aldo for his excellent toolset.
    Itskamel for psn on 3.55.

    Download PSN Spoof Enabler [4.31] [KMEAW]
    Download PSN Spoof Disabler [3.55] [KMEAW]

    Source: psx-scene

    Thanks to donegm for the news submission

  • Posted by PS3Hax Member News , on 28/10/2012 , @ 02:58am


    French PS3 Developer (or Team?) SGK has released a spoof for 4.30 Firmware. According to the tutorial, an edited version of F*ckPSN by JaRniBoi is needed. Some people reported that it doesn’t work, but I still want to share this with all PS3HaX members. Sorry for the bad google translation.


    Voilla for you a SPOOF-4.30 for maj hand avoids error!

    SGK-SPOOF-compatible with 4.30 reactPSN!

    -Make sure that you do not have to install Spoof if you have one intalled

    -Download, SGK-SPOOF-4.30 and install via “Install_Package_Files”

    cfw cobra

    1: dinstallez the spoof via Multiman

    2: return to xmb

    3: Start-SGK-SPOOF-4.30. This will ask you to select: say yes to the two questions.

    4: To disable start a new SGK-SPOOF a 30.4-Unable spoof called and it will not disable spoof poster, say yes

    TrueBlue cfw

    1: downgrade your dongle in 2.5

    2: return to xmb

    3: Start-SGK-SPOOF-4.30. It asks you to say yes to activate 2 question.

    4: To disable start a new SGK-SPOOF-4.30 to spoof Unable called and it will not disable viewing spoof, say yes

    all cfw 3.55 standard

    1: uninstall any spoof install on your PS3 (Rebug spoof style 2.2 4.11)

    2: return to xmb

    3: Start-SGK-SPOOF-4.30. It asks you to say yes to activate 2 question.

    4: To disable: run again SGK-SPOOF-4.30 spoof Unable to say no and it shows you disable spoof, say yes





    FUCK PSN 1.1

    3 - install and activate sgk spoof 4.30 package via the file manager ps3 restarts
    4 - go to network settings and configure dns with ip pc
    5 - started ****psn wait to start well and that he is listening mode
    6 - turn on the ps3 and connect on … alller ADMIRE THE MAGIC!

    THIS IS 100% pass any test jvien The Day online!

    Source: Teamsgk

    Thanks to @kristijan1001 for submitting the news

  • Posted by GregoryRasputin , on 12/10/2012 , @ 03:55pm


    Well some of you may have been having problems accessing PSN, so give this a try:


    Click to expand post: CLICK SHOW TO VIEW TUTORIAL SelectShow

    Source psjailbreak.ru

    PS3 Dev Wiki

    Thanks euss :)



    This could be an easier method for some, thanks to Asure

    Source Ps3HaX


    Probably easier to patch ****PSN since it’s already close.

    Source here: https://github.com/drizzt

    Line 36/37 you update with the new passphrase & version.

    Russians say:

    Value:PS3 03.55 Replace
    Value:PS3_C 04.21 (once 4.25 – put here)
    replace all поставить, ок

    I’ve attached an untested ‘editable’ version of Fpsn to this post.
    - Passphrase updated
    - Platform-version strings changed to have PS3_C (underscore-c is not present by default.. in 0.9)
    - bingo.bat runs with spoofed consoleID
    - bingo_nospoof_console_id.bat does not spoof consoleID at all.

    Not at home, so i can’t test if it works, but i see no reason why it won’t.
    Note that the russian version/charles version does not spoof consoleID. So if ‘go’ doesn’t work, just ctrl-c and try the go_nospoof bat file.

    This is a drop-in for 0.9, you should have your certs etc. already setup on the ps3 side.. (see original readme from Fpsn..)

    Attached Files
    Fpsn_editable.7z (6.97 MB, 30 views)
  • Posted by GregoryRasputin , on 11/09/2012 , @ 01:51pm


    Well known PS3 Developer drizzt has updated his f*ckPSN application, here is some information:




    • CA27.cer, dev_blind.pkg, fuckPsn-v0.9.exe from here
    • OpenPS3FTP v1.3 or later, you can download 1.5 from here




    v0.9: Add support for 4.21 spoofing
    v0.8: Re-add support for firmwares older than 3.55
    v0.7: Add support for 4.11 spoofing
    v0.6: Use an empty consoleid. Warning: be sure to get my 0.6 version
    v0.5: Add support for firmwares older than 3.55
    v0.4: Don’t use PS3DNS anymore




    1. Install dev_blind.pkg and OpenPS3FTP on your PS3 (using FTP, external USB or what else)
    2. Launch dev_blind and make it mount the flash
    3. Open OpenPS3FTP
    4. Connect via FTP to PS3 (using username root and password openbox)
    5. Go to /dev_blind/data/cert
    6. Rename CA27.cer to CA27.cer.bak
    7. Put my CA27.cer as /dev_blind/data/cert/CA27.cer
    8. Set the PS3′s PRIMARY and SECONDARY DNS server to your PC’s IP address
    9. Reboot your PS3
    10. Start fuckPsn-v0.9.exe
    11. Enjoy with PSN




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    Source/Download/Source Code/information and help.



    Thanks to CrystalWolf for the tip on Twitter :)

  • Posted by GregoryRasputin , on 11/09/2012 , @ 03:57am


    Sorry for the immature title, im still laughing at TBCrunch posting fake 3.70 keys as an “Exclusive”, in fact i don’t know anyone in the PS3 scene who isn’t laughing, even some of the CrunchTards are laughing at their benevolent leader :) (You can read that funny story here)


    Anyhow, enough of my stupid, off topic rant, just a little message to say that dantzteam’s connection to PSN is true, it is true because the PSN Pass Phrase was recently released.



    Source PS3 Dev Wiki
    (Those guys have the REAL Exclusives) not some two bit wana be PS3 Scene  site.

    So PS3HaX members, go be happy and have fun with your PSN time before Sony kills it again :)

  • Posted by GregoryRasputin , on 09/09/2012 , @ 01:50pm


    dantezteam who is well known in the PS3 scene, posted me this video on twitter, not sure what to make of it, my Spanish is worse than @hellsing9 ‘s English, so perhaps he could translate this, the video shows a Firmware on what appears to be a True Blue CFW, it has to days date 9/9 and is connected to PSN with stuff being downloaded of the store.

    This is a public Twitter conversation with dantezteam:

    Source dantezteam Twitter (Follow)

    Ideas/Thoughts, reply below :)



    @Dantezteam is doing a live broadcast now with Upstream. Check it out: Click here


  • Posted by GregoryRasputin , on 05/09/2012 , @ 09:05am


    Here is this weeks PS Store update:

    US Store Update


  • Posted by GregoryRasputin , on 31/08/2012 , @ 08:47am


    Everyone loves early access to a game that isn’t yet officially released, Beta’s are a legal way to do that and that is one of the great things about having access to the PlayStation Network or Xbox Live.

    Earlier this year at the Electronic Entertainment Expo(E3) Sony revealed PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale, which many people dubbed a clone of Super Smash Bros, a Nintendo Console game, which debuted on the N64 in 1998 and has had various version up to the Wii, but you can judge if it is a clone or not via these videos:

    Super Smash Bros

    PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale

    Anyhow this is not a debate about PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale Vs Super Smash Bros, so i will get back to the topic at hand.

    The character roster for PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale is as follows:

    • Character                         Game Franchise Character Belongs To
    • Kratos                                God Of War
    • Fat Princess                      Fat Princess
    • Cole Macgrath                  Infamous
    • Heihachi Mishima            Tekken
    • Toro Doko Demo              Issyo
    • PaRappa                            PaRappa the Rapper
    • Colonel Radec                   Killzone 2
    • Big Daddy                         BioShock
    • Nathan Drake                  Uncharted
    • Sweet Tooth                    Twisted metal
    • Sly Cooper                       Sly Cooper
    • Jak And Daxter              Jak And Daxter
    • Sackboy Little                 Big Planet
    • Dante                               Devil May Cry
    • Rachet And Clank          Ratchet And Clank
    • Spike                               Ape Escape
    • Evil Cole Macgrath        Infamous
    • Raiden                             Metal Gear Solid


    The game will be released on the 20th of November 2012, but you can grab the beta at the link below:
    PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale Public Beta

    You will have to sign into your PSN account and if successful, you will be greeted with this:

    Source of Beta Link PS Blog Via GameFront

    Good Luck :)